Donna Jane Jernigan Duckworth, 55, of Bladenboro passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Southeastern Hospice House. She was proceeded in death by her father, J.C. Adcox. Survivors include her mother, Alice E. Adcox of Bladenboro, her husband, Rufus Duckworth of the home, one son, Jason Jernigan (Tiffany) of Sanford; one daughter, Nichole Duckworth Gandy (Jay) of Dublin; one brother, Elvis Jernigan of Bladenboro; one sister, Sherlyn Jernigan of Bladenboro and three grandchildren: Lainey Jane Jernigan, Sophia Marie Gandy, and Beckley Cambree Jernigan.
Donna was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Donna loved going places with her sister, friends, shopping for those grandbabies and having a good time. She enjoyed traveling to the mountains or the beach. Donna always tried to find the humor in every situation. Her contagious smile and positive outlook will live on in the memories shared by those that love her.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A 2:00 pm funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Bethel Holiness Church in Bladenboro with Rev. Brody Pope officiating. Burial will follow the services in the Singletary Cemetery in Bladenboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Building Fund of Bethel Holiness Church, P.O. Box 818, Bladenboro, NC 28320.
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